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Cubs hire Rob Deer as assistant hitting coach

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have hired former Milwaukee Brewers slugger Rob Deer as an assistant hitting coach.

Deer, who has spent time as a roving hitting instructor for San Diego, hit 230 home runs in 11 major league seasons. He played with Cubs manager Dale Sveum in Milwaukee and will work under hitting coach James Rowson.

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